It was long overdue. That means it was obvious to everyone except those who had the decision-making powers in their hands. The Pac 12 conference parted ways with commissioner Larry Scott Wednesday night. Scott had been the commissioner since 2009. He will stay through the end of the academic year, June 2021. That is a […] READ MORE
Tag: UCLA Athletics
UCLA’s Rebuilding Process Is 22 Years In The Making
No real UCLA football fan needs to be reminded of the dark day in December 1998 in Miami. We won’t revisit it here. Brad Melsby’s knee was down, UCLA belonged in the inaugural BCS championship game, period, full stop. UCLA’s rebuilding process is 22 years in the making. UCLA’s Rebuilding Process Ask most real UCLA […] READ MORE
Where Does UCLA Go From Here?
As the Pac 12 cancels all Fall sports, (yes, we know they are calling it a postponement), it leaves a lot of financial questions going forward for every conference school. Some have bigger questions than others. Pac 12 Money Woes Cal is engaged in a lawsuit with Under Armour over a contract that was never […] READ MORE
“No Student-Athletes In Isolation”
Wednesday, LA County Director of Public Health Dr. Barbara Ferrer said, in her daily briefing that the UCLA football program has eight positive tests. The question is how did she know and why did she decide to divulge that? “No Student-Athletes In Isolation” Since UCLA shut down all athletics in April, the school formed a […] READ MORE
Where Is This Pac 12 Protest Really Going?
On the heels of Power 5 conferences starting to announce revamped schedules for the college football season, Pac 12 players put new flies in the ointment Sunday. They released a memo, with no specific names signed, with a list of demands before they begin suiting up to play any 2020 season. But where is this […] READ MORE
UCLA Football’s Positive Tests Will Not Be Released
We have all seen the numbers roll in like a tidal wave over the last few weeks. The Clemson football program has 23 players who have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. Kansas State on Saturday confirmed that 14 student athletes have positive tests. The report does not distinguish how many are football players. Alabama […] READ MORE
“UCLA Is Barrier Breakers”
To some UCLA devotees, the names rattle off the tongue with great ease. The history of Bruins who made social change is always easy to find on campus. Jackie Robinson, Kenny Washington, (the Jackie Robinson of the NFL), and Arthur Ashe are just a few that jump to the front of mind. But what does […] READ MORE